IRS Allows Weight-Loss Tax Deduction

Discussion in 'Health and medical' started by Marshall, Mar 1, 2004.



  1. Nan Eklund

    Nan Eklund Guest

    IRS allows weight loss programs but not the foods that are usually sold with them. They also allow:
    exercise programs recommended by doctors when there is obesity, or other handicapping illnesses or
    accidents. They allow assisted living costs, Depends, crutches, etc, etc. They still do NOT allow
    over-the-counter drugs or herbal "remedies" or even good old aspirin. Anyone have a health deduction
    question? Go ahead. Nan, EA in LA (tax preparer over 30 years) and also Type 2 over 13 years.
     
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